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The 13 Biggest Money Mistakes Retirees Make

On the surface, retiring seems to be about transitioning from the working grind to days of all leisure and no alarm clocks. But underneath, there’s another shift at play: ending the days of earning and beginning the days of spending.<p>The kind of spending we’re talking about is certainly not shopping …

Barack Obama Is the First Yuppie President

There’s no mystery about him anymore: he is just like the rest of rich, middle-aged guys.<p>“Nearly 4 years after Barack Obama was elected to the most …

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.<p>Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his …

6 Foods That Speed up Your Metabolism

<i>Alessandra Bulow</i><p>If you're already inhaling Christmas cookies like it's your job this holiday season, take a moment to wipe off the crumbs from your footie pajamas and strategize some meals with foods that are proven to help rev up your metabolism.<p>"First of all, eating breakfast can make a huge …

Here Are The Exact Reasons Millennials Say They've Stopped Trusting Jay Z

As a result, the survey found, the Brooklyn-born rapper and business mogul has not been able to convince young consumers to buy the products he endorses.<p>The story drew sharp criticism from Jay Z's fans in both the marketing and hip-hop communities, many of whom either took issue with the research …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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The book we all wish we could have read as children

In the early twentieth century, two fantasy writers became friends. Their names were J.R.R. Tolkien and Naomi Mitchison; they both wrote incredible …

Books

The Widening Wealth Gap: Bringing Income Inequality Into Focus

The widening gap between the rich and poor in the U.S. has become a central touch point for economists, pundits and politicians across the U.S. New York City's newly sworn-in mayor, Bill deBlasio, was elected after campaigning against a city divided between the haves and have-nots. President Obama …

17 Productive Ways To Spend 5 Minutes Instead Of Checking Your Email (Again)

Sure, cleaning out your inbox can feel productive, but you’re really not accomplishing anything.<p>The ubiquity of smart phones means we never lack for a way to spend time. Stuck waiting for the elevator for 30 seconds? Next thing you know you’ve got your phone out of your pocket, and you’re deleting …

Lavishing Kids With Praise Can Make Them Feel Worse About Themselves

The dangers of overdoing the compliments<p>"Hollywood dishes out too much praise for small things," the great actor Jimmy Stewart once said. "I won't let it get me, but too much praise can turn a fellow's head if he doesn't watch his step." He was talking about the sick power compliments can have on a …

Apple opens year on rough note after rating’s cut

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Investors put pressure on Apple Inc. early Thursday and never let up on the year’s first day of trading after Wells …

The Story Behind the Photo That Inspired Walter Mitty’s Journey

Human Journey<p>Displaced people make camp in Goma after fleeing fighting in Karuba and Mushake villages in Congo. This photo played a significant part in the new film <i>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty</i>. (Photograph by Marcus Bleasdale)<p><b>In the newly released film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Ben</b> …

Five reasons why it’s time to invest in online video

I've been preaching a consistent message about the evolution of digital media since 2008. And in this New Year, it's more relevant than ever.<p>If your business is already active online, or has reallocated 2014 budgets to do so, it's going to be a great year for your brand and your bottom line. If …

Wells Fargo downgrades AAPL based on gross margin concerns

Well Fargo has downgraded AAPL stock from ‘outperform’ to ‘market perform,’ citing the fact that the company’s gross margins have typically fallen 2.25 percent in the two quarters following the launch of a brand new iPhone model (rather than an S upgrade).<p>Our bullish thesis on Apple had been …

How Long It Takes to Form a New Habit

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do,”</i> Will Durant observed in summarizing Aristotle. <i>“Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state,”</i> William James wrote. But how, exactly, do we rewire our habits …

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks and Kept It Off

"Lose weight."<p>It sounds easy but can be difficult to do for many reasons, such as lack of support, lack of faith in oneself, not feeling worthy and other reasons.<p>But the fact is that you can lose weight, from 20 pounds to 400 pounds.<p>How do I know this?<p>Because I've struggled with my weight and have …

'Body Atlas' shows where emotions hit the hardest

Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, asked 773 participants to indicate how certain emotionally charged materials made them feel. The researchers argue that …

Zagat

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

5 Reasons Why Your Life is Awesome

"You see George; you've really had a wonderful life. Don't you see what a mistake it would be to just throw it away?" - Clarence from <i>It's A Wonderful Life</i><p>While the winter season brings joy and happiness to many, statistics reveal that about three to five percent of Americans suffer from Seasonal …

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Your culture determines what you remember - Futurity

The details you remember about an event, such as your last birthday party, are determined in part by your cultural background.

How Your Car Is the Most Advanced Electronic Device You Own – Feature

<b>Our culture is preoccupied with electronics.</b> We buy all manner of silicon-enhanced stuff, from laptops and smartphones to WiFi-enabled refrigerators and robotic Roomba vacuums—some $204 ­billion worth of it every year. Headlines scream with each new announcement from Apple; Steve Jobs has replaced …

10 Things You Should Do Every Workday | Inc.com

Ever feel as if, in the quest to get <i>everything</i> done, you're not quite doing enough?<p>For example, you've heard on various occasions (including once or twice from us) how important it is to keep in touch with former colleagues, whether you have strong ties or weak ones. But corresponding with old …

Business Development

Want To Be A Better Leader? Try This In 2014 | Inc.com

How often do you find yourself complaining about being exhausted?<p>Almost every entrepreneur falls into the pattern of not getting enough sleep, working too hard, and not exercising, even though these things are scientifically proven to make you happier. Instead we come up with excuses for why we …

Leadership

There Were More IPOs In 2013 Than The Boom Year Of 2007

Sure Twitter IPOed with bells on, but 260 other companies held their initial public offerings in the U.S. this year.<p>In what's being called a "renaissance" year for initial public offerings in the U.S., more companies held their initial public offerings in 2013 than in any year since the recession. …

IPOs

How to Make Your Own Luck

<i>“You are what you settle for,”</i> Janis Joplin admonished in her final interview. <i>“You are ONLY as much as you settle for.”</i> In <b>Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career</b> (<i>public library</i>), which comes on the heels of their indispensable guide to mastering …

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …